The Guest List

The Guest List

A Novel

Large Print - 2020 | Large print edition
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On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. The groom: handsome and charming, a rising television star. The bride: smart and ambitious, a magazine publisher. It's a wedding for a magazine, or for a celebrity: the designer dress, the remote location, the luxe party favors, the boutique whiskey. The cell phone service may be spotty and the waves may be rough, but every detail has been expertly planned and will be expertly executed. But perfection is for plans, and people are all too human. As the champagne is popped and the festivities begin, resentments and petty jealousies begin to mingle with the reminiscences and well wishes. The groomsmen begin the drinking game from their school days. The bridesmaid not-so-accidentally ruins her dress. The bride's oldest (male) friend gives an uncomfortably caring toast. And then someone turns up dead. Who didn't wish the happy couple well? And perhaps more important, why?
Publisher: New York, NY :, Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers,, 2020
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9780062978738
Branch Call Number: LP FIC FOL
Characteristics: 452 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
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Dec 01, 2020

Wonderful!! Loved the back and forth story telling and anticipation of end. Worth the read if you love a good mystery.

Nov 29, 2020

I can’t believe I had to wait so long for this book to become available. The anticipation was way better than the actual story. Got tired of reading about boarding school shallow boys and their adult persona unchanged. Would not recommend wasting time reading this. Too many other GOOD books to spend time with.

Nov 29, 2020

I've attended a lot of weddings (and had two of them myself) and all had their little missteps, but luckily none were quite like this one! :-D This is a page-turner for sure. A great read!

Nov 11, 2020

Bonnie's pick for December/20. A good read....

Nov 04, 2020

Made it through most of the book before deciding I was wasting my time waiting for the "thrill and mystery" to be written about. Nothing but trite characters and situations.

Nov 01, 2020

So disappointing after all the fuss about this mystery ! Predictable, cousu de fil blanc , transparent characters , lots of fillers and ridiculous coincidences. Do not bother.

JCLJenV Oct 21, 2020

This book lives up to the hype! A fast paced thriller you won't want to put down.

Oct 16, 2020

Great read. Chapters are written from a different guest’s prospective. I enjoyed it and always looked forward to the next chapter.

Oct 15, 2020

I liked this book right off the start and started to go through it really fast. I thought the ending was a bit abrupt. I was thinking - is there more? Is this really how it ends? Still such a good book but a disappointing fast ending in my opinion.

Oct 01, 2020

A high-profile wedding on a remote, boggy island off the coast of Ireland. A wedding party filled with secrets, grudges, and menacing histories. A horrible storm and an electrical outage. A dead body when the electricity returns. This book had it all. At one point my jaw literally dropped for at least a full minute. Lucy Foley is definitely on my author list now, on par with Ruth Ware and B.A. Paris!

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